If it seems that giant lottery jackpots have people lining up at convenience stores more frequently, just wait: More big payouts could be coming.
For the fourth consecutive year the Missouri Lottery ticket sales have broken previous records.
The sales will be offered at 15 gas station and 150 pumps, though the locations have not yet been determined.
The Mega Millions ticket was purchased at a Circle K convenience store on Watson Road in St. Louis County for the April 12 drawing.
Online sales are less than one-half of 1 percent of the lottery’s total take. The bill has passed the Senate Executive Committee.
Players limited to $150 of purchases per day.
Merle Butler says his wife “giggled for four hours” after learning they had won.
Winner will be revealed on Wednesday
The Illinois Lottery Superintendent says the lottery will work with the winner to conceal their identity “if there are good and rational reasons.”
Lottery Director May Scheve Reardon says it transferred more than $30 million to public schools from March ticket sales.